Queen announce they will perform 25 shows in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe, with former American Idol star Adam Lambert on lead vocals. George Sargent reports.
Rock band Queen announced 25 new European tour dates on Tuesday (April 18), with performances fronted by former American Idol star Adam Lambert. The band are bringing a new stage production and set list to the performances which will begin in Prague, Czech Republic, on November 1 and also visit Germany, Hungary, Italy and more. After finishing with mainland Europe, Queen will play Dublin, on November 25, before moving the show to Britain, playing Liverpool's Echo Arena on November 28. Lambert, who has performed with Queen more than 90 times since 2012, has said both he and the late Queen front man Freddie Mercury, enjoy the freedom to be ridiculous, camp and dramatic on stage. Veteran guitarist Brian May has also praised Lambert's ability to sing both Queen's moving sons and rock and roll numbers. Tickets go on general sale from April 20.